Impact assessment

Abolishing the Standards Board for England, clarifying the law on predetermination and requiring councillors to register and declare interests: impact assessment

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This document assesses the impact of abolishing the Standards Board regime, to clarify the law on predetermination to ensure that councillors…

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Localism Bill: the abolition of the Standards Board regime, clarification of the law on predetermination and the requirement to register and declare interests - Impact assessment

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This document assesses the impact of abolishing the Standards Board regime, to clarify the law on predetermination to ensure that councillors may speak or vote on matters on which they have previously spoken or campaigned, and to maintain high standards of conduct by introducing a new statutory requirement to register and declare certain personal interests on a publicly available register.